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Two Horses Die at Rolex - USEA Pushing for Frangible Pins in Fences

US Eventing wants frangible pins compulsory



April 28, 2008





A frangible fence.

The US Eventing Association Eventing Standards Task Force is pushing to make frangible pins compulsory for all cross-country courses in the US.



The move follows the serious injury or death of several riders and horses in the sport recently. Frangible pins allow a jump to collapse if it is hit by a horse. The frangible pin, manufactured by Barriers International, was the… Continue

Added by Barnmice Admin on April 27, 2008 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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